Masa trigo makes ground wheat flour tortillas also known as tortillas de harina de trigo. Some are thicker and shorter and used in making sweets, some are very large at about 18" and thin and when served are folded into fourths, and the most commonly seen are light, flexible and somewhat thin and are about 6".
Masa trigo mix is made by several companies, the most often seen is by Quaker.
Other names: wheat flour for tortillas
Ground wheat flour and is very light and white in color.
Food complements: Meats, Beans, Eggs, Butter, Cheese
Wine complements: Robust red, Sangria
Beverage complements: Beer, Iced tea, Coffee, Margarita, Tequila, Agua de fresco in many flavors
Selecting and Buying
Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Peak: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Choosing: The masa trigo mix most commonly found is by Quaker and is found in the aisle with other mixes and flours.
Buying: Usually available in stores specializing in Mexican food stuffs. If you live in southwestern border states then it is probably available at your supermarket.
Procuring: Wheat is grown in many states in the US and in many countries around the world. It is harvested by machine or by hand when mature. It is then processed at a mill.